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COKI POINT BEACH: This popular beach in St. Thomas has failed water quality testing two weeks in a row. Overall, five of the seven beaches that failed in Rock City last week also did not meet established water quality standards this week. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Ten beaches in the territory failed

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SAN JUAN — The tropics may get a little more interesting by the end of the week. Computer forecast models for days have been suggesting a system could form in the western part of the region and now the National Hurricane Center is highlighting that possibility as well. The hurricane

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DAMAGED FOR LIFE: Puerto Rico resident Michelle Flandez caresses her two-month-old son, Inti Perez, diagnosed with microcephaly linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. According to a report released Thursday on the impact of Zika virus in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, about 1 in 20

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SMILING ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK: Accused thief Aesha Rivers says on social media that she is retired from the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) and is currently working as the “Emergency Planning Coordinator” for the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA). CHRISTIANSTED – A former Virgin Islands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said people should beware of an automated IRS telephone scam that has targeted the St. Thomas community. Police said that the scammer is using IRS automated recordings that sound “very authentic.” The recording will say that there is a lawsuit filed

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MOMENTS MADE FOR HAND SANITIZERS: Gov. Kenneth Mapp gives U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin a hearty handshake just before he asks him if his signature can appear on U.S. dollar bills alongside Mnuchin’s own. CHARLOTTE AMALIE —  Gov. Kenneth Mapp met with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin earlier this week

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COKI POINT BEACH: This St. Thomas beach has failed water quality testing in two out of the last three weeks, according to the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR). People are urged to avoid it and 10 other beaches territory-wide. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Eleven beaches in the territory failed

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DISNEY VERSION: Of Señor Sapo, a child favorite and now an educational character brought to you and your children by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. SAN JUAN —  Señor Sapo is coming! Señor Sapo is coming! Just who is this Señor Sapo? Well, read on gentle reader … Sr. Sapo is a very

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HEALTHY, HAPPY BABIES: A child in Winston-Salem, North Carolina relishes playing with a toy stroller as part of the national Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) and Maternal Child Health & Children with Special Health Care Needs Program. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Eight people have graduated from the Department of Health’s (DOH) Virgin Islands Nurse-Family

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MEETING OF THE MINDS: Gov. Kenneth Mapp said that he was able to secure $704,000 from the federal government to improve the infrastructure of the territory. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Interior Acting Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Nikolao Pula and other officials met with Gov. Kenneth Mapp to discuss issues facing

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